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Enmesh   /ɛnmˈɛʃ/   Listen

Entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh.  Synonyms: ensnarl, mesh.

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"Enmesh" Quotes from Famous Books

... letters received by Nevins it develops that not one of the men has failed in locating his man and in laying the net which is to enmesh him. ...
— The Transgressors - Story of a Great Sin • Francis A. Adams

... had given the manager a warning of the danger which the latter might communicate to his fellow-conspirators, with the result that all of them might escape from the net in which Hilliard, at any rate, wished to enmesh them. And just to this extent he had become a co-partner in their crime. And though it was true that he had escaped from his immediate peril, he had undoubtedly placed himself and Hilliard in very real danger. ...
— The Pit Prop Syndicate • Freeman Wills Crofts

... unconcern for his whereabouts shown by the victim might have stung a blind worm to bite, or excused any treachery. Amilcare had no rage at all and felt the need of no excuse. All his anxiety was that Cesare should enmesh himself deep enough; and then—! The thought of what should happen then set his head singing a song ...
— Little Novels of Italy • Maurice Henry Hewlett

... it in the Lesbian manner and do not even in the least conceal it. All their incongruous life is here, on the palm of my hand, with all its cynicism, monstrous and coarse injustice; but there is in it none of that falsehood and that hypocrisy before people and before one's self, which enmesh all humanity from top to bottom. Consider, my dear Lichonin, how much nagging, drawn out, disgusting deception, how much hate, there is in any marital cohabitation in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred. How ...
— Yama (The Pit) • Alexandra Kuprin

Words linked to "Enmesh" :   mat, tangle, snarl, ensnarl, entangle, mesh

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